Milford definition by Webster's New World
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city in SW Conn., on Long Island Sound, near Bridgeport: pop. 51,000
Origin: uncertain or unknown; perhaps after Milford, town in England
Milford definition by American Heritage Dictionary
A city of southwest Connecticut on Long Island Sound southwest of New Haven. Founded in 1639, it was a shipbuilding center until the early 19th century. Today it is mainly residential with various light industries. Population: 53,300.